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RABT Summer Cross Country Derby - July 12, 2020

At the beginning of July, Ellie and I tackled our first ever BN level XC course at a competition! We take jumping lessons with Babette at RABT Farm (Rest & Be Thankful Farm), so having Babette there that day to coach me was perfect.  We did have some bobbles on my part, like not riding to each fence and not enough leg (NEVER ENOUGH LEG) so we had one stop on course, but I was super pumped to have a chance to jump around a course at a place we are totally comfortable but it was a crazy chaotic day with 50 horse/rider pairs and a ton more activity than our Wednesday lesson days!  ready to go I paid for a second unjudged round after our division of nine riders jumped and we went clean. It was a beautiful summer day and such a fun opportunity. All COVID protocols were in place and people were super respectful of them.  Due to our stop, we ended up in 8th place with a 3rd place team finish! I paired up with two of my Epona PC teammates for the team competition and they both won their di

USDF Rider Performance Award

Yay!  Our first award for 2010!  Yay Dreamy!  I wonder how many other Standardbreds have earned this honor??  :D









Yes, I blocked out my address on the letter above.  Sure, you can probably find me easily enough if you wanted to, but publishing my address doesn't seem smart.  :)

Any ideas on where to put the patch?  LOL!  I do not currently own any jackets that would match the red and blue.....maybe I should get a new fleece coat?  XD  Putting it on a saddle pad seems odd.  Hmmmmm......maybe I will just leave it here in my office, next to my husband's "Biggest Bucks in Maine Club" patch......ROFLMAO!  :D

Comments

  1. Congratulations on your award. I have read of a Standardbred who was supposed to have done dressage at the Prix St George level but cannot find any information on him except on Standardbred web sites. Here is one of those web pages.

    http://www.aylesburylodge.com/aboutthestandardbred.htm

    I agree with not putting the cloth badge on anything at the moment, because one day you are going to think "I know exactly where to put that cloth badge".

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